W e do not see the torture inflicted on one girl for trying to flee her captors, but we see the tears of her fellow slaves forced to watch. We see the iron bar tossed on to the cellar floor when the punishment is over, and we know what has happened. The Whistleblower spares you little.
The corporate headquarters are in an unincorporated part of Fairfax County near Falls Church, Virginia. DynCorp has provided services for the U. In Land-Air Inc.
In SeptemberPresident Obama issued an executive order asserting a zero tolerance policy for government contractors who violated human trafficking laws. He specifically targeted recruitment fees that workers in southeast Asia frequently pay for work with military contractors in Afghanistan and Iraq. The contractors oversee everything from laundry, to food preparation, to construction on military bases throughout Afghanistan.
State Department and is now rushing to hire new officers willing to spend the sweltering summer as police advisers and trainers in Baghdad and other Iraqi cities. Henry Hyde R-Ill. Kelley later told Hyde the department hopes to send an additional 1, police advisers to Iraq if Congress provides funding.
Secretary, is it policy of the U. Not so the contractors, whose first allegiance is to their shareholders. In addition to its paramilitary endeavors in the field, Dyncorp has placed heavy emphasis on IT.
By Nisha Lilia Diu. Coffee and Baileys? She has lived in Holland, with her Dutch husband, ever since her life was transformed by events so extraordinary they have been made into a film, The Whistleblower, starring Rachel Weisz.
The suit is the second lawsuit to be made public this year that accuses a prominent military contractor of treating its employees as slaves. The federal lawsuit, first reported on by the Daily Beast after it was unsealed earlier this month, revolves around a contract signed between DynCorp and the U. DynCorp then subcontracted GLS to recruit the translators and bring them to Kuwait where, upon arrival, GLS staff confiscated their passports, originally claiming that the seizure was essential to securing work visas for the translators. However, GLS secured only tourist visas for the translators, making their work technically illegal and placing them at risk of arrest.
For an example of how just one transgression can lead to endless bad publicity consider the movie titled The Whistleblower that was released earlier this year. To summarize the plot, in Bosnia inKathryn Bolkovac, a U. She was assigned to run the IPTF office that investigates sex trafficking, domestic abuse and sexual assault.
The true story of UN contractors' role in human trafficking and enforced prostitution is to be told in full for the first time in a new book by a former UN human rights investigator. In The Whistleblower, published this week, Kathryn Bolkovac describes how she thought she was taking a well-paid job with DynCorp International, a private military contractor employed by the US State Department to recruit police officers to serve as UN peacekeepers in Bosnia. Instead, the former police officer from Nebraska sacrificed her career and fled from Bosnia in fear of her life.